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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55011
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:598
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:598.

Sysreport is a utility that gathers information about a system's hardware
and configuration. The information can then be used for diagnostic purposes
and debugging.

Bill Stearns discovered a bug in the way sysreport creates temporary files.
It is possible that a local attacker could obtain sensitive information
about the system when sysreport is run. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2104 to this issue.

Users of sysreport should update to this erratum package, which contains a
patch that resolves this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-598.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2104
BugTraq ID: 15379
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15379
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-November/msg00034.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-November/msg00035.html
http://www.osvdb.org/18682
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9411
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-598.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014653
http://secunia.com/advisories/16381
http://secunia.com/advisories/17539
XForce ISS Database: sysreport-race-condition(21770)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/21770
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